Whirlpool

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Great place to get experience, not a great place for a full career

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Benton Harbor, MI (US)
Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Benton Harbor, MI (US)

I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

You will work with intelligent people who have a passion for their work and are fun to be around. You will be challenged with interesting projects and will be given a lot of responsibility. Everyone around you is driven to win. If you are early in your career and want some excellent experience and want to build your resume for the next move, this is a great place to be.

Cons

The talent pool evaluation process is rank driven, which drives bad behavior sometimes (throwing others under the bus in order to appear to be a stronger player in the talent pool). There is also an 'up or out' mentality which makes a long term career almost impossible. The organization is flattening, so upward mobility is shrinking, which is driving talented people to leave the company in order to find promotional opportunities.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The current path is going to drive a talent pool of people with very shallow experience in leadership positions, which means you will continue to make the same mistakes over and over. There is a place for talented, experienced director and senior director level leaders who are not on a path to be the next members of the senior executive management team, and you should focus more on developing that pipeline.

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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    Whirpool Finance Internship-my experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Whirlpool

    Pros

    experience, responsibility, location, connections, name recognition

    Cons

    lack of teaching, age range, data points, consistency, success

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give more training

  2.  

    great learning experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Whirlpool

    Pros

    early growth...also some parts of the organization are good for global exposure. good culture. relatively less office politics.

    Cons

    front end (sales) & backend (mfg, prod dvpment) are completely different worlds. be sure of what u sign up for. leadership decision making is very slow, its easy to get frustrated. last minute planning is also another bummer, can put unnecessary pressure on u/ur team.

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    Approves of CEO
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